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Poems by Cyndi Macmillan

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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
05/19/2017 The Palm-Chats of Jalousie, Haiti 54 Free verse
05/18/2017 POETS SHOULD 101 Free verse
05/10/2017 PUSSYHAT, A CONCRETE HAIKU 171 Concrete
05/04/2017 WATER, WATER 281 Free verse
03/22/2017 BEAUTY, UNEXPECTED 272 Free verse
11/18/2016 WE, NASTY WOMEN 1140 Ekphrasis
11/14/2016 THE GHOSTS OF RIGHTS PAST 432 Free verse
09/29/2016 PYRO CRUSH 322 Free verse
06/13/2016 PITY THE DULLARD 520 Free verse
05/31/2016 A BETTER VIEW 392 Free verse
05/31/2016 ON GUARD 658 Free verse
05/30/2016 RIPENING 381 Free verse
05/22/2016 THE CHRONICLES OF A PHONOPHOBIC 634 Free verse
05/07/2016 KISS - ABLE 503 Free verse
04/21/2016 HISSY 648 Free verse
12/23/2015 SYMBOLOGY IN DA HOUSE 876 Ekphrasis
06/18/2015 Cabinet Card, 1884 1160 Sonnet
05/25/2015 MY POEM, MY CHILD 1488 Light Poetry
05/06/2015 TAIL SPIN, REVISED 1679 Free verse
04/25/2015 PIXIE MARAUDERS 1176 Free verse
03/28/2015 MOOSE IN HEADLIGHTS 1131 Free verse
11/10/2014 CHAN 1570 Free verse
08/25/2014 HOSTEL, 1978 1685 Free verse
06/07/2014 TORRENT 1253 Sonnet
04/08/2014 ROOTS 1549 Free verse
04/04/2014 GINGHAM AND LACE 1489 Verse
03/24/2014 50 GODS 1581 Free verse
03/15/2014 WINTER IN PORTLAND 1465 Free verse
02/25/2014 PITY THE PIRANHA 1669 Free verse
02/02/2014 WORD ON THE STREET, 2009 1442 Sonnet
01/29/2014 DIVINE STEEPLES 1394 Sonnet
01/26/2014 MUSE 1580 Sonnet
01/14/2014 MY HEART BELONGS TO MONTREAL 1504 Iambic Pentameter
01/13/2014 EDUCATED 4132 Free verse
01/06/2014 THE STAND 1354 Prose
12/19/2013 EXPLORING THE BASEMENT 1174 Free verse
12/12/2013 THE POET'S PRAYER 1306 Verse
12/10/2013 UNHOLY 1313 Verse
12/03/2013 LA VIE EN ROSE 1564 Light Poetry
11/29/2013 RIPPLES 1228 Free verse
09/28/2013 EMILY DICKINSON 1592 Sonnet
08/06/2013 THE OTHER-WISE 1398 Free verse
07/24/2013 PIMPED 1281 Free verse
06/05/2013 BAIT, 1986 1362 Free verse
06/03/2013 COME AND PLAY ME 1584 Lyric
05/31/2013 haiku 6 1371 Haiku
05/28/2013 BLAMELESS 2119 Personification
05/22/2013 ALL FALL DOWN 2933 Sestina
05/05/2013 SUNDAY SOJOURN 1421 Haibun
04/28/2013 WOMEN 1462 Free verse
04/26/2013 SYLVIA 1692 Crown of Sonnets
04/20/2013 THE POET'S CREED 1920 Free verse
04/18/2013 THE TYPESET OF ANAIS 1800 Free verse
03/21/2013 PALADIN 1288 Free verse
03/12/2013 ALLUSIVE PEARL 1487 Free verse
03/11/2013 ELIZABETH'S DIARY 1416 Prose Poetry
03/06/2013 HIS-STORY 1577 Free verse
02/22/2013 haiku 3 1346 Haiku
02/17/2013 BIDALSANA 1621 Free verse
02/12/2013 GURO, MAHAL KITA 1522 Sonnet
02/07/2013 haiku 1 1308 Haiku
02/03/2013 ALCHEMY 1657 Verse
01/08/2013 HIGHWAY OF TEARS 2000 Rhyme
12/20/2012 THIS BLEAK HEREAFTER 1411 Terzanelle
12/06/2012 CASTING HIS LINE 1884 Rondeau
11/20/2012 HOMER'S HUES 1351 Free verse
11/14/2012 happy haiku 2 1161 Haiku
11/05/2012 THE SONG OF DEBORAH 1192 Sonnet
11/04/2012 SHADOWLANDS 1271 Free verse
10/30/2012 RIBBON TIED 1431 Sonnet
10/29/2012 LADY LIBERTY 1252 Sonnet
10/29/2012 THIS TIME 1171 Sonnet
10/23/2012 THREE QUILLS 1203 Rhyme
10/18/2012 DAVID 1251 Sonnet
10/13/2012 POETIC TART 1047 Light Poetry
08/28/2012 VERS LIBRE, A CONSTANZA 1479 Rhyme
08/27/2012 BLUE NOTES 1051 Sonnet
08/24/2012 INSENSED 1169 Sonnet
08/15/2012 PEOPLE OF AUTUMN 1053 Sonnet
08/15/2012 AUTUMN COLOURS 1047 Acrostic
08/12/2012 DARFUR 1120 Sonnet
08/07/2012 A VISIT TO THE NURSING HOME 1134 Ballad
08/06/2012 JE PRIE, I PRAY 1027 Free verse
07/31/2012 A TAPESTRY WOMAN 1250 Acrostic
07/25/2012 WINDOWS 3164 Shape
07/18/2012 A MINER'S PRAYER 1348 Kyrielle
05/25/2012 IMMIGRANT 1028 Sonnet
05/23/2012 BURY ME IN BRAMBLE 1044 Free verse
05/01/2012 SISTERHOOD OF SIGHS 1145 Free verse
04/22/2012 ODE TO FIREFIGHTERS 1749 Ode
03/02/2012 PERFECT BLEND 1438 Sapphic stanza
02/06/2012 BOUNDLESS 1064 Free verse
01/12/2012 CYANIDE 1230 Villanelle
11/26/2011 Whispers of Moogsmoorwood 1090 Free verse
08/17/2011 TIM HORTONS: A CANADIAN THING 3092 Free verse

My Quotes

Quote Left As a fiction writer, I allow jerks to think they have the last word. Eventually, aspects of their vapid personalities are sprinkled into my work... my villains sound more true to life, thanks to them. I have deep gratitude to the petty, mean and ugly people I've met. They have allowed me to develop petty, mean and ugly antagonists. I get the last word in every story I write and have published. Success always speaks louder than angry babble. Quote Right
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Quote Left Sentiment is NOT a synonym for poetry; though a short piece of writing may tug at the heart, poetry requires figurative language, ambiguity, wordplay or a unique perspective of the very familiar. Quote Right
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Quote Left The difference between a poet and a published poet is just one revision. A single word can change an entire verse. Never discourage any poet who says, 'I want to do better.' Telling a poet to stay status quo is to tell them to stop growing. It is sabotage. Quote Right
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Quote Left Careful, there. If you cheese off a fiction writer, she just may immortalize you. And then you'd be a jerk for all time. Quote Right
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Cyndi MacMillan's current projects include three children's book series. Her "life as a writer' blogs can be read at  https://cyndimacmillan.wordpress.com/  Three of her poems have been published in Room magazine, issue 49.4, This Body's Maps, https://roommagazine.com/issues/bodys-map  Two poems have been published in the Prairie Journal ( Issue 67)http://www.prairiejournal.org/subscribe.html   Other poems can be found in Fieldstone Review, Issue 2015 http://www.fieldstonereview.usask.ca/article.php?article=167, Grain Magazine, issue 42.4, Summer 2015, Passed Signs/New Fields http://www.grainmagazine.ca/424  , The Steel Chisel, April 2016, http://www.thesteelchisel.ca/april2016_07.html.  The Centrifugal Eye, Spring 2016, the Unformed issue  http://www.centrifugaleye.com/ . She participated in the 20 Poem Challenge at The Ekphrastic Review: Writing and Art on Art and Writing, and twelve of her poems have been published by the journal.http://www.ekphrastic.net/apps/search?q=Cyndi+MacMillan.

Her fiction has appeared in local newspapers and has won contests. Her short story, Missed Steps, is forthcoming in the Windsor Review. She enjoys reading literary journals, and she is actively pursuing further publication within their glossy covers while writing chapter books and early middle readers.

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Cyndi lives in a small town in Ontario with her husband, young daughter and far too many books.